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27 August 2007

Stories from 27 August 2007

New Arab-American Paper Launched

Arabeyes: Just a Pretty Face

Miss South Carolina's response in the Miss USA Pageant to a question on why a fifth of US students couldn't locate their country on the map was the butt of...

Greece: On Fire

We've probably all heard it in the news by now: Greece is ablaze. Today the fires reached the ancient city of Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympics and home of...

Uganda: Bloggers Respond to Controversial Daily Monitor Articles

Uganda’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community has gotten a lot of press recently in the form of a number of articles written by Katherine Roubos, a 22-year-old...

Soviet Union: Female Beauty and Feminism

Croatia: Gračac

Russia: Krasnodar's “Exclusive” Neighborhood

Russia: Panyushkin's Detention

Russia: Arrests in Politkovskaya's Murder Case

Albania: Selling Arms to Armenia

UK, Caribbean: Colours of Notting Hill Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival, Europe's largest summer festival, is a celebration of both Caribbean culture and London's multicultural heritage. Images posted by various Flickr users give glimpses of the carnival's colours...

Iran:”Pray that Ahmadinejad Dies”

Syria: How Can Expats Help?

This month's topic of Creative Syria's Blogger Forum was solely dedicated to the Syrian expatriate community. "What role could expatriates play in building a better Syria? Are you satisfied with...

Iran:Economic problems

Bahrain: Getting Into Gear and Going All the Way…

Our topics range from the highbrow to the lowlife this week, with an exhortation to read more books from across the Arab world, a child’s misunderstanding of a word in...

Madagascar: Malagasy travellers encouraged to blog their stories.

Papua New Guinea: AIDS patients buried alive.

India: On Conferences

Pakistan: The Supreme Court

Pakistan: Karachi and Liveability

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